Walker County Animal Shelter to Hold Second Free Vaccination Clinic on April 30th

Chickamauga, GA - The Walker County Animal Shelter will hold an additional free pet vaccination clinic on Saturday, April 30th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. In order to encourage pet parents to keep their pets up to date on vaccinations, Petco Love has provided free pet vaccines to the Walker County Animal Shelter for … Continue reading Walker County Animal Shelter to Hold Second Free Vaccination Clinic on April 30th

Walker County Animal Shelter Partners with Petco Love to “Give Pets Their Best Shot” on April 9

Chickamauga, GA - The Walker County Animal Shelter is partnering with national nonprofit Petco Love to give pets their best shot for a healthy life by hosting a free pet vaccine event on April 9th. In order to encourage pet parents to keep their pets up to date on vaccinations, Petco Love will provide free … Continue reading Walker County Animal Shelter Partners with Petco Love to “Give Pets Their Best Shot” on April 9

Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 3-10-22

The following occurred at this meeting: -Adoption of the 2021 International Property Maintenance Code -Surplussing equipment from the District Attorney and Public Works Department -DFACS Board appointment -Discussion on Consolidating the Animal Control and Animal Shelter Departments -February 2022 department statistics The Joint Comprehensive Plan and the update to the landfill rate schedule were tabled … Continue reading Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 3-10-22

Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 1-27-22

The following occurred at this meeting: -A Public Hearing on the Joint Comprehensive Plan for 2022-2032 -A Public Hearing on exempting farm wineries from certain regulations in the county's alcohol code -Public Hearings on requests from the Planning Commission -Resolutions to appoint a chair to the Alcoholic Beverage Commission and an alternate to the Animal … Continue reading Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 1-27-22

Four Walker County Government Offices Now Accept Credit Card and Digital Wallet Forms of Payment

LaFayette, GA - Walker County Government recently enhanced the number of payment options available at several departments. The county installed PayLo payment processing devices at the Animal Shelter, Mountain Cove Farms Resort, Landfill and Planning Office. The devices enable Walker County to keep pace with current payment processing trends. In addition to accepting MasterCard, Visa, … Continue reading Four Walker County Government Offices Now Accept Credit Card and Digital Wallet Forms of Payment

Low Cost Rabies Clinics Planned in May in Walker County

LaFayette, GA - Walker County Extension and your local veterinarian have teamed up to provide low cost rabies clinics in 2021. Drive through service will once again be offered this year due to COVID-19. Protect your family from rabies by bringing your dog and/or cat to one of the locations listed below to be vaccinated.  … Continue reading Low Cost Rabies Clinics Planned in May in Walker County

Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 4-8-21

The following occurred at this meeting: Public Hearing on a rezoning request off Happy Valley Road Public Hearing on issuance of revenue bonds for the Walker County Development Authority Update on library operations from Lecia Eubanks, Director of the Cherokee Regional Library System Resolution 11 to approve the issuance of revenue bonds for the Walker … Continue reading Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 4-8-21

Walker County Animal Shelter Resumes Adoptions By Appointment

The Walker County Animal Shelter started accepting applications for appointments for animal adoptions in February. The county suspended adoptions at the shelter last year in an effort to keep staff safe amid the uncertainties of the COVID-19 pandemic. Over the past ten months, staff has worked with a team of animal rescue groups to place … Continue reading Walker County Animal Shelter Resumes Adoptions By Appointment

Walker County Low Cost Drive-Thru Rabies Clinics on May 23 & 30

LaFayette, GA - Walker County Extension and your local veterinarian have teamed up to provide low cost rabies clinics again in 2020. The dates are a little later this year due to COVID-19 and will feature drive-thru service. Protect your family from rabies by bringing your dog and/or cat to one of the locations listed … Continue reading Walker County Low Cost Drive-Thru Rabies Clinics on May 23 & 30

Walker County Government Reduces Operations to Mission Critical Services in Response to COVID-19

LaFayette, GA - Walker County Government operations will be reduced to mission critical services, effective Monday, March 23rd. Commissioner Shannon Whitfield made the announcement via the county’s Facebook page, stating it was time for the local community to do more to slow the spread of COVID-19, aka coronavirus. “Because of the slow rollout of testing … Continue reading Walker County Government Reduces Operations to Mission Critical Services in Response to COVID-19